INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK
Please note, all work must be delivered to the Footprint Gallery on Sunday 29th August between 10am – 12 noon. Work must be unwrapped on delivery and wrappings taken away. We will aim to hang a minimum of 6 pieces of work for each artist depending on size. 3D works will be displayed accordingly. Jewellers will be asked to arrange their own displays.

HANGING AND DISPLAYING
Hanging of wall art – will begin in the afternoon. All work must be professionally framed (where appropriate) and have a suitable mechanism for hanging. Any work delivered without hanging wires will be rejected. Table top displays – We have limited table top space for ceramics, jewellery, etc, please ensure that all items are clearly labelled. Greeting Cards –there are limited spaces on spinners but we will endeavour to display as many cards as possible. Print Browsers – we have a limited amount of space for print browsers and will do our best to accommodate. Please note; we may not be able to hang everything that is delivered and we reserve the right to reject pieces that do not meet the description supplied in your application. In the case of wall space being full, we will store extra works in the holding area and as pieces sell, we will replace with pieces held in storage.

LABELS
ALL WORK must have 2 labels attached with your name, title of the work, price. Wall art must have one on the back and one on the front of the work. All 3D work must be clearly labeled and priced. Business cards and postcards please supply your own publicity to display at the gallery, many visitors picked up details at last years show and we know some artists have been contacted after the exhibition, so please take advantage of this marketing opportunity. We have a number of display stands for this. Max size is A6 please.

BREAKDOWN OF EXHIBITION
The exhibition and open studios will close at 5:00 pm on the last day when breakdown will commence. Please note that NO work to be removed before the end of the show. Please bring your own packaging for breakdown, we cannot be held responsible for packing items.

INSURANCE
All artists must have their own public liability insurance cover. A photocopy of your certificate must be left with your work. We cannot accept work without proof of cover.

COMMISSION
Secret Severn will take 20% commission to cover admin and card processing costs of ALL work sold in Footprint Gallery. Payments to artists will be made by BACS transfer within 10 days of the end of the trail.

SOCIAL MEDIA
Please follow the Secret Severn Art Trail on Facebook and Instagram. The Trail works better the more that people know about it. Please help spread the word by sharing and interacting with posts on the pages. Please invite all your friends to like and follow our pages.